Mom was born in this town in 1938, same year this photo was taken. Hollywood Theatre, Los Angeles, CaliforniaVintage 1938 photo via mothgirlwings Lit-up theater marquee in LA. mothgirlwings: The Hollywood Theatre on Hollywood Blvd. - 1938
The shoemaker (late 19th century). Jan Matzeliger, born in 1852, immigrated to the US "at age 18 and went to work in a shoe factory in Philadelphia. Shoes then were hand made, a slow tedious process. Jan Matzeliger helped revolutionize the shoe industry by developing a shoe lasting machine that would attach the sole to the shoe in one minute."